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EDWARD LEAR (LONDON 1812-1888 SAN REMO)
These lots have been imported from outside of the … Read more NONSENSE DRAWINGS BY EDWARD LEAR, FROM THE COLLECTION OF NINA R. AND ARTHUR A. HOUGHTON, JR. (LOTS 121-129)
EDWARD LEAR (LONDON 1812-1888 SAN REMO)

'There was a young person whose chin, resembled the point of a pin'

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EDWARD LEAR (LONDON 1812-1888 SAN REMO)
'There was a young person whose chin, resembled the point of a pin'
inscribed 'There was a young person whose chin,/ Resembled the point of a pin: so she had it made sharp/ & purchased a harp - & played several tunes on her chin' (lower centre)
pen and brown ink on paper blindstamped 'SUPER LONDON'
4 3/8 x 7 1/8 in. (11.1 x 18.1 cm.)
Literature
E. Lear, A Book of Nonsense, London, 1861, p. 12.
V. Noakes, Edward Lear, The Complete Nonsense and Other Verse, London, 2006, p. 461.
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